The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
South West / Bristol
Rank 68 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 2 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.24% 0.11% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.12% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 13
Median daily rate £350 £170 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -44.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £170 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £170 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
- -65.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
804 851 832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 95.37% 96.70% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 608 598
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 25
Median hourly rate £18.50 £31.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.32% +129.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.50 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bristol region that featured Programmer in the job title.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programmer across the Bristol region.

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programmer across the Bristol region.

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Programmer Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Programmer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Micro Focus
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Memory Management

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Micro Focus
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle